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Virtue theoretical account of knowledge defines knowledge in terms of intellectual virtues. Examples of intellectual virtues are perception, memory, inference, open-mindedness, conscientiousness etc. Is it necessary to provide an analysis of ‘intellectual virtues’ to provide an analysis of ‘knowledge’ which is based on ‘intellectual virtues’? I tend to think that it is not. In Plato’s […]
Here is a talk by Ernest Sosa. It is an analysis of knowledge from a virtue-theoretic perspective.
There are philosophers (e.g. John Greco) who argue that knowledge is to be seen as an cognitive achievement/cognitive success. In this view, knowledge is a true belief which is gained because of certain skills (‘intellectual virtues’ to put it broadly) that the agent possess. According to the proponents of this view, the major advantage of […]